On This Day

March 19, 1917 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

  • Victor Herbert and Harry Blossom's operetta "Eileen", loosely based on a novel by Herbert's grandfather, premieres at Shubert Theater, New York City

Birthdays in Music

  • Constantin "Dinu" Lipatti, Romanian classical pianist and composer, born in Bucharest, Kingdom of Romania (d. 1950)